Cases 81 - 100 of 687

Savkuyev and Others v. Russia, (49380/08)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 04/09/2008
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 98 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Tagayeva and Others v. Russia, (26562/07)

Judgement date: 13/04/2017
Communicated: 10/04/2012
Lodged: 25/06/2007
Date of violations: 01/09/2004
Location: North Ossetia, Beslan
Representative: K. Moskalenko
Violation: Use of force

The complaint is brought by 130 Russian nationals. They raise various issues related to the terrorist attack, siege and storming of school no. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, on1-3 September 2004. Some applicants were held hostage and/or injured;others had family members among those taken hostage, killed or injured. Several applicants lodged complaints also in respect of their family members.

 

Akhmed Shakhgiriyev and Others v. Russia, (61161/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 19/11/2015
Date of violations: 10/04/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 10 April 2003 Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev and his acquaintance, A.A., were in the courtyard of school no. 2 at 8a Titova Street in Argun when a group of armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms and balaclavas approached them. Speaking Chechen, the servicemen handcuffed A.A. and started pulling Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev towards a white VAZ-2106 car which was parked nearby. The car’s registration number contained the digits 640 95, and it had a label reading “Soni” on its rear window. Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev resisted, therefore the servicemen opened fire, forced him into the car, and drove off to an unknown location. The whereabouts of Mr Ramzan Shakhgiriyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Zaynapi Sambiyeva and Turpal-Ali Eskiyev v. Russia, (49097/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 15/09/2015
Date of violations: 30/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

In the morning of 30 July 2002 (in the documents submitted the time of the event was also indicated as noon) Mr Adam Eskiyev was heading to the central market in Grozny when a group of armed servicemen in military camouflage uniforms and balaclavas arrested him at the intersection of Revolutsii Avenue and Chernyshevskogo Street and took him away to an unknown location. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian. They were in a Gazel minivan, a Barguzin vehicle and a Zhiguli car with registration numbers C 671 XH, 971, and X 194 XH respectively. The whereabouts of Mr Adam Eskiyev have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of numerous witnesses – passers-by and customers at nearby cafés. According to the applicants, at least nine other Grozny residents were abducted at the same time and place under similar circumstances (see also Ozdamirova and Bakriyeva v. Russia no. 59117/11; Ismailovy v. Russia no. 2664/12; Magomadova v. Russia 67274/13; and Aliyevy v. Russia no. 49112/15).

 

Taguz Salmaniyeva and Others v. Russia, (51863/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 07/10/2015
Date of violations: 01/08/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 a.m. on 1 August 2002 the applicants and Mr Magomed Salmaniyev were at home when a group of about thirty armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms arrived at their house in Bachi-Yurt in an armoured personnel carrier (an APC), a Ural lorry and a UAZ van. The servicemen, who spoke Russian without an accent, were equipped with portable radio sets, and some of them were wearing balaclavas. They broke into the house, forced all those present onto the floor, checked their passports, and thereafter took Mr Magomed Salmaniyev to the outskirts of the village, where he spent the night lying on the ground with two other abducted villagers, R.S. and A.D. At about 5 a.m. on the same date four VAZ‑2107 vans without registration numbers arrived. The servicemen loaded the three men into the back of the vans and drove off in the direction of Kurchaloy. Somewhere on the way R.S. and A.D. were released, and they returned home. The whereabouts of Mr Magomed Salmaniyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Kaypa Aliyeva and Others v. Russia, (49112/15)

Communicated: 05/04/2017
Lodged: 15/09/2015
Date of violations: 30/07/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 2 p.m. on 30 July 2002 Mr Aliyev was at the bus stop located at the intersection of Revolutsii Avenue and Chernyshevskogo Street in Grozny when a group of about twenty armed servicemen in military camouflage uniforms arrived in a Gazel minivan, a Barguzin vehicle and a Zhiguli car with registration numbers C 671 XH, 971, and X 194 XH respectively. The servicemen spoke unaccented Russian, and some of them were in balaclavas. They opened fire and shot Mr Aliyev in the leg, then arrested him, put him into one of the vehicles, and drove off to an unknown location. The whereabouts of Mr Aliyev have remained unknown ever since. His abduction took place in the presence of numerous witnesses – passers-by and customers at nearby cafés. According to the applicants, at least ten other Grozny residents were abducted at the same time and place under similar circumstances (see also Ozdamirova and Bakriyeva v. Russia no. 59117/11; Ismailovy v. Russia no. 2664/12; Magomadova v. Russia 67274/13; and Sambiyeva and Eskiyev v. Russia no. 49097/15).

 

Saydal-Aliyev and Others v. Russia, (62168/15)

Communicated: 03/04/2017
Lodged: 25/11/2015
Date of violations: 04/09/2002
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

On 4 September 2002 the applicants were at home at 20 Chapayeva Street in Gudermes when a group of about ten armed servicemen in camouflage uniforms broke into their house. The servicemen were in balaclavas, and some of them were wearing helmets. Speaking unaccented Russian, they forced all those present to the ground, tied their hands behind their backs, and searched the premises. They seized the applicants’ passports, the title documents to the house, and then took Mr Aslanbek Saydal-Aliyev to an unknown destination. The whereabouts of Mr Saydal-Aliyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Magomed-Said Kebedovich Magomedov and 9 others v. Russia, (33636/09; 34493/09; 35940/09; 36054/09; 37441/09; 38237/09; 45415/09; 50333/09; 28480/13; 28506/13)

Judgement date: 28/03/2017
Location: Kabardino-Balkaria
Representative: Others
Violation: Right to a fair trial

In different dates the applicants applied for recalculation of the social benefits they were entitled to as persons who took part in the clean-up operation at the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site. Their claims were granted by domestic courts. The applicants complained that the unlawful extension of the time‑limit for appeal granted by the domestic courts following the defendant authority’s request had resulted in the judgments in their favour being quashed, which consequently constituted a violation of their right to a court. The Court found the violation of Article 6 of the Convention.

 

Mukayev v. Russia, (22495/08)

Judgement date: 14/03/2017
Communicated: 18/02/2013
Lodged: 30/04/2008
Date of violations: 23/02/2006
Location: Chechnya, Grozny
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Torture

The applicant in the case, Arsan Mukayev, was arrested in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan at 13 January 2006. On February 2006 the Russian authorities officially requested the applicant’s extradition to Russia. Then the applicant was taken to remand prison IZ-77/4 in Moscow. On 23 February 2006 Arsan Mukayev was arrived at Operational Search Bureau no. 2 (“ORB-2”) in Grozny, where over the course of month he was subjected to torture on a regular basis, including severe beatings, electrocution, and was forced to sign confessions. In March 2006 the applicant retracted his statements, claiming that he had signed them only to escape further torture, and pled not guilty to the charges against him. Several days afterwards, Arsan was again tortured by electrocution. During his trial the applicant alleged that he had been tortured in detention in order to sign a confession by several police officers whose identities were known to him. On 22 May 2007 the Chechnya Supreme Court Chechnya convicted Arsan Mukayev based in the large part on the applicant’s statements obtained under torture.

 

Orlov and Others v. Russia, (5632/10)

Judgement date: 14/03/2017
Communicated: 09/10/2012
Lodged: 08/12/2009
Date of violations: 23/11/2007
Location: Ingushetia, Nazran
Representative: EHRAC/Memorial
Violation: Ill-treatment

The case concerns the abduction and ill-treatment of a human rights activist and three journalists, in  Ingushetia (Russia), during November 2007. The first applicant, Oleg Orlov (born in 1953), was at the  relevant time the chairman of Memorial, a Russian human rights NGO. The other three applicants,  Artem Vysotskiy (born in 1974), Stanislav Goryachikh (born in 1986), and Karen Sakhinov (born in  1982), were a reporter and camera team for REN TV, a Russian television company. They were in the  region to cover a planned protest against the abuse of power by state security services. On the night  of 23 November 2007, which was the eve of the public protest, all four applicants were staying in the  Hotel Assan in Nazran, Ingushetia. According to multiple witnesses, the security guards and police  who were normally present at the hotel were summoned away from the premises, following a call made by a Deputy Minister of the Interior of Ingushetia.

 

Yakha Sadulayeva and Khazhi Sadulayev v. Russia, (42976/15)

Communicated: 23/02/2017
Lodged: 11/08/2015
Date of violations: 24/01/2003
Location: Chechnya
Representative: MATERI CHECHNI
Violation: Disappearance

At the material time Mr Zayndi Sadulayev worked as an artillery attendant at the Russian military base in Khankala, Chechnya.
At about 4 p.m. on 24 January 2003 (in the documents submitted the date was also referred to as 23 and 21 January 2003) Mr Sadulayev and his colleagues Sh.I., S.M. and R.M. were passing through checkpoint no. 2 (КПП №2), located at the Khankala exit, when military servicemen manning the checkpoint stopped them for an identity check. Having checked Mr Zayndi Sadulayev’s passport, the servicemen arrested him and escorted him onto the premises of the checkpoint for further questioning. The whereabouts of Mr Zayndi Sadulayev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Kushtova & Others v. Russia, (60806/08)

Judgement date: 21/02/2017
Communicated: 20/10/2014
Lodged: 15/01/2008
Date of violations: 25/01/2006
Location: Ingushetia
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance
Pecuniary damage: 5000 €
Non-pecuniary damage: 60000 €

On 25 January 2006 Ibragim Kushtov disappeared. The applicants considered that he had been abducted by State agents. The applicants complain under Article 2 of the Convention that the State failed to protect life and secure an investigation into the forced disappearance of Ibragim Kushtov. The applicants complain that, as a result of Ibragim Kushtov’s disappearance, they endured mental suffering which amounted to inhuman and degrading treatment proscribed by Article 3 of the Convention.

 

Abubakarova & Mudalishova v. Russia, (47222/07; 47223/07)

Judgement date: 31/01/2017
Communicated: 18/01/2011
Lodged: 12/09/2007
Date of violations: 30/09/2002
Location: Chechnya, the village of Berkat-Yurt
Representative: D. Itslayev
Violation: Disappearance

The applicants alleged that on 30 September 2002 their husbands Shamkhan Abubakarov and Badrudi Abubakarov had been killed by military servicemen in Chechnya and that the authorities had failed to investigate the matter effectively.

 

Atashev and Atasheva v. Russia, (33727/14)

Judgement date: 08/12/2016
Communicated: 28/08/2015
Lodged: 16/04/2014
Date of violations: 26/09/2010
Location: Dagestan, Makhachkala
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Use of force
Non-pecuniary damage: 40000 €

The applicants complain under Article 2 of the Convention that police officers used unnecessary, potentially lethal force against them and the authorities failed to carry out an effective investigation into that incident.

 

Magomedova and others v. Russia, (24689/10)

Judgement date: 22/11/2016
Communicated: 04/03/2015
Lodged: 31/03/2010
Date of violations: 01/06/2002
Location: Chechnya, Mesker-Yurt
Representative: Others
Violation: Disappearance

On 23 may 2002 Mr Magomedrasul Magomedov went to his sister’s house in Mesker-Yurt with his friend Mr Kh. M. The next day, when they wanted to leave the settlement, they noticed that Mesker-Yurt was surrounded by military servicemen and all the roads leading to and from the village were blocked. In early June Mr Magomedov and Mr Kh. M. were told by the servicemen to go to the village mosque and join the other residents who had gathered there. Mr Magomedov was taken away from the mosque on the same day and, most probably, taken to the temporary filtration camp. His whereabouts remain unknown since. As for Mr Kh. M., a few days later he was allowed to leave the village.

 

Ortsuyeva and Others v. Russia, (3340/08)

Judgement date: 22/11/2016
Communicated: 04/03/2015
Lodged: 28/12/2007
Date of violations: 21/05/2002
Location: Chechnya, Mesker-Yurt
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

Between 21 May and 11 June 2002 servicemen of the federal forces conducted a sweeping-up operation in Mesker-Yurt village, Chechnya. They blocked the village, set up a temporary filtration camp at the outskirts of the settlement; as a result of this operation some people were apprehended from their homes, local mosque and other locations in the village. Sixteen persons were transferred to an unknown location and their relatives have had no news of them thereafter.

 

Abdulkhadzhiyevа and Abdulkhadzhiyev v. Russia, (40001/08)

Judgement date: 04/10/2016
Communicated: 28/11/2011
Lodged: 28/07/2008
Date of violations: 08/10/1999
Location: Chechnya, the village of Savelyevskaya
Violation: Property
Ill-treatment

On 8 October 1999, the applicants Ms Malika Abdulkhadzhiyeva and Mr Ramzan Abdulkhadzhiyev together with the neighbors tried to evacuate their cattle due to artillery fire from the territory controlled by Russian military forces in the outskirts of village Savelyevskaya. Having permission from military, the applicants and other people walked toward the pasture when they were shot by a servicemen standing there. Both applicants were wounded in the arm. Another civilian, who witnessed the incident and tried to approach the servicemen, was shot dead. One of the neighbors managed to inform the authorities about the incident, while both applicants were hooded and moved to the military headquarters of unit no. 54256. They were soon released following the request from the local authorities. The cattle belonging to the applicants remained in control of the military. The criminal proceedings in regard to the incident were started in October 2000, but brought no results.

 

Lida Yevloyeva and Roza Tomova against Russia, (14667/09)

Communicated: 28/09/2016
Lodged: 02/03/2009
Date of violations: 11/03/2004
Location: Chechnya
Representative: SRJI
Violation: Disappearance

At about 10 p.m. on 11 March 2004 Mr Rasukhan Yevloyev and Mr Ibragim Izmaylov were driving in their white VAZ 2107 car on the
motorway from the direction of the town of Malgobek towards the Volga-14 stationary traffic checkpoint located at the intersection of the
Malgobek-Mayskoye and Nazran-Kantyshevo motorways in Ingushetia (also known as the Kantyshevkiy intersection). When they reached the checkpoint, a dark-grey metallic (цвет «мокрый асфальт») VAZ 21099 car without registration numbers overtook them at high speed and blocked the road. At the same time a white Niva car without registration numbers approached them from behind and bumped into their car’s rear end. Ten armed men in camouflage uniforms and balaclavas jumped out of the two cars, surrounded Mr Rasukhan Yevloyev and Mr Ibragim Izmaylov and opened fire; the armed men then handcuffed them, forced them into their vehicles and drove off in the direction of Nazran.

 

Amnat TASHUYEVA against Russia, (70438/14)

Communicated: 23/09/2016
Lodged: 17/10/2014
Date of violations: 06/01/2005
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Others
Violation: Disappearance

On 6 January 2005 (in the documents submitted the date was also referred to as 28 January 2005) the applicant and Mr Bekmagomed Daniyev were at home in their flat at 109 Shosseynaya Street in Argun when at about 6 a.m. a group of armed men in camouflage uniforms arrived at their block of flats in three cars, one of which was a white Gazel minivan. The men spoke Chechen and Russian; some of them were wearing balaclavas. They broke into the applicant’s flat, forced Mr Bekmagomed Daniyev outside, put him in one of their vehicles and drove off to an unknown destination. The white Gazel minivan was subsequently seen exiting from the premises of the office of the Argun military commander (комендатура г. Аргун). It is unclear whether the applicant provided this information to the investigators. The whereabouts of Mr Bekmagomed Daniyev have remained unknown ever since.

 

Garayeva and Others v. Russia, (51529/13)

Communicated: 23/09/2016
Lodged: 23/05/2013
Date of violations: 22/10/2000
Location: Chechnya
Representative: Materi Chechni
Violation: Disappearance

On 22 October 2000 Bekkhan Dzhanaliyev, together with his cousin, Mr M. D., was stopped in his VAZ 2199 car with the registration number “A186XA 05Rus in the vicinity of Mesker-Yurt by Russian servicemen in camouflage uniforms and taken away to an unknown destination. On 22 November 2000 the Shali district prosecutor’s office opened criminal case no. 22069. The investigation is still pending.

 
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